Management Team


Jim Pauley, President

Melinda Collins, Executive Administrator

Human Resources

Julie Lynch, Vice President, Talent & Culture


Sally P. Everett, Vice President and General Counsel

Dennis J. Berry, Secretary of the Corporation and Director of Licensing

Finance and Accounting

Bruce H. Mullen, Executive Vice President and CFO


Brian Walsh, Division Manager

Accounting & Taxation

Francis T. Hogan, Division Manager

Real Estate & Building Services

Nancy Hurley, Division Manager 

Codes and Standards

Christian Dubay, Vice President, Codes and Standards, and Chief Engineer

Codes and Standards Administration

Dawn Michele Bellis, Division Manager and NFPA Standards Council Secretary

Public Fire Protection

Ed Conlin, Division Manager

Amy Sturtevant, Administrative Assistant

Building Fire Protection and Life Safety

Robert E. Solomon, Division Manager

Linda MacKay, Administrative Assistant


William M. Burke, Division Manager

Fire Protection Systems

Richard P. Bielen, Division Manager

Industrial and Chemical Engineering

Lisa Hartman, Division Manager

Outreach & Advocacy

Lorraine Carli, Vice President, Outreach & Advocacy

Peg O’Brien, Administrator

Web Publishing

Mike Hazell, Division Manager 

Public Education

Judith L. Comoletti, Division Manager

Wildland Fire Operations

Michele Steinberg, Division Manager

Business Development

Chuck Stravin, Vice President


Susan Ballester, Division Director

Conferences and Meetings

Linda Bailey, Division Manager

Tara Hastings-Healy, Administrative Assistant

Marketing and Sales

Kimberly A. Fontes, Division Director

Product Development and Production

Kimberly A. Fontes, Division Director

Nancy M. Zagrodny, Project Administrator

Field Operations

Donald P. Bliss, Vice President

Barbara Dunn, Regional Operations Administrator

Government Affairs

Gregory Cade, Division Director

Shameka Wiley, Sr. Administrative Assistant

International Operations

Olga Caledonia, Division Manager


Kathleen H. Almand, Vice President

Fire Analysis and Research

Christina Holcroft, Division Director

Helen J. Columbo, Sr. Administrative Assistant